What does “all-affordable” mean? Who will be able to lease these units?

All of the units will be affordable to Chicagoans earning at or below 60-percent of the Area Median Income (AMI), currently $35,580 per year for an individual, and $50,760 per year for a family of four. The development will include 100 units of affordable housing with a mix of one, two, and three bedroom units:

  • 33 one-bedrooms
  • 49 two-bedrooms
  • 18 three-bedrooms

Of the 100 units, there will be six "504" Fully Accessible units, 14 - "Type A" units that can be converted to full accessibility, 4 - Hearing/Visual impairment units, 16 - units that can be converted to Hearing/Visual impairment units. 

In addition to residential units, the development will also include a community room available for use by residents of Emmett Street Apartments and local organizations, as well as approximately 4,500 square feet of commercial space facing Kedzie Avenue geared towards locally owned small businesses and local non-profit organizations.